Grants to Close the Opportunity Gaps Affecting Achievement
NWEA offers Educators for Equity Grants to foster academic growth among underserved students, including those who are economically disadvantaged and Englishlearners. Proposed programs should be equity-focused, evidence-based, culturally relevant to students served, and explicitly designed to improve academic opportunities and outcomes. Eligible applicants are US public schools or schools and districts serving preK–12. Faith-based schools that accept students of all beliefs and backgrounds may apply as well. Teachers, principals, and education experts can apply on behalf of their schools or organizations. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded.
The Charles Stewart Mott (CSM) Foundation offers Graduating High School College & Career Ready grants to increase high school graduation and college and career readiness outcomes for students, particularly those in low-income communities.
A website of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Teaching About Refugees presents free and adaptable teaching materials on refugees, asylum, migration, and statelessness, as well as a section dedicated to professional development and guidance for elementary and secondary school teachers on including refugee children in their classes.
The National Center for Women and Information Technology sponsors the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC), which honors ninth- through twelfth-grade girls and women for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions.